British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His catalog of over 1,400 tracks includes Corporate, Christmas, quirky Kids music, Dramatic cues, regal Renaissance, and exotic World Beat tracks -- often used in documentaries, TV/Radio commercials, jingles, and stage productions. Alec’s compositions enjoy a wide range of major clients, including USA National Cable TV, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1 Television, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, National TV ads in UK, and many other clients worldwide.
Alec Makinson is a genius in the variety and high quality range of music offered in his large catalog we offer on our site. He relishes the challenge of composing in a wide range of musical genres, and has created music that would fit nicely and enhance greatly just about any production under the sun.
Smooth, cool and sophisticated swing jazz. Takes you right there into a dimly lit, smoke-filled lounge, frequented by shady characters in rain macs. Has an air of playful intrigue and mystery. Perfect for drama and comedy through to commercials. Main and underscore commercial length mixes. Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Relaxed and charming Swing Jazz. Very smooth and laid back, sipping cocktails in the coolest lounge around. Features walking double bass and brush kit rhythm with piano, vibes and jazz guitar. Perfect for commercials, for products and services that ooze with style and confidence. Cuts and mixes, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Upbeat, smooth toe-tapping swing jazz. A dimly lit smoky lounge bar, with a small jazz quintet playing swing whilst couples dance on the small dance floor. Features piano, double bass, brush drum kit, saxophone and clarinet. Great for drama, documentary through to commercials. Various mixes, Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Ensembles
Hot sunshine, cool salsa. Chilled and laid back light theme featuring electric piano, flute, trumpets & latin rhythms. Ideal for background Muzak, on-hold marketing, infomercial, snazzy night out, limo cruising and shopping channels. Romantic comedy, dancing. Main mix, underscore, 60 30 sting versi, Instrumental, Tropical, Merengue
Very Plucky, a little whacky, quirky and uplifting light jazz theme. Sort of light-hearted eurotrash. Features bass clarinet, sax, organ, pizzicato strings, double bass and vibes. Great for Ads that dare to be different. Main mix, 60sec, 30sec & 30sec underscore, Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music